Over a foot of fresh snow falls at Colorado ski resorts on Christmas

DENVER — Colorado ski resorts received several inches of fresh powder on Christmas morning.

Over a foot of snow fell in the last 48 hours giving Colorado skiers and snowboarders the gift of a white Christmas.

Santa hits the slopes at Loveland Ski Area. (Photo: Dustin Schaefer, Loveland Ski Area)

Here’s a look at some of the snow totals over the last 48 hours, according to Colorado Ski Country USA.

Arapahoe Basin: 16 inches

Aspen Snowmass: Up to 5 inches

Cooper Mountain: 8 inches

Crested Butte: 10 inches

Eldora: 15 inches

Loveland Ski Area: 14 inches

Monarch Mountain: 9 inches

Steamboat: 18 inches

Winter Park Resort: 18 inches

Pinpoint Weather meteorologist Chris Tomer is forecasting an additional 4-14 inches of new mountain snow on top of the snow that has already fallen in the next 24 hours.

The storm system will also bring wind gusts 25-60 mph that could make travel on Interstate 70 difficult.